This podcast explains the common mistake all rivals, tier-2 firms, to McKinsey and BCG make: they value the wrong skills BCG has.
This podcast explains the 4 capabilities a firm must have and how to use them:
(2) Strategy approach
(4) Ability to draw insights
We can all agree that everyone is obsessed with the analytics at their peril. Tier-2 firms are truly shocked when they apply the same analytics as McKinsey but get a different result and still cannot raise their standing in a client’s eyes. There is a reason for that.